Social Affairs

Figure toys hugging

When it comes to sexual consent, we need to talk often and earlier, before it’s too late.

a woman wearing a leather collar and red lipstick holds a red cherry to her lips

Strip away the sexy marketing and what you have is just another digital platform shifting legal responsibilities and risks.

Koalas sitting on fallen trees

The push for a new environmental crime has attracted high-profile backers including French President Emmanuel Macron, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg. But we must get the details right.

Smiling plus sized woman beside pool

Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, no matter their body size.

young afghan children leave an airport after leaving the country

An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.

Aunty Maxine Ryan with school children

A project run through UNSW Matraville Education Partnership becomes a proof of concept for the national Know Your Country campaign.

student taking a class online

Building students’ capacity to navigate disruptions can help them grow and achieve during COVID-19 and beyond.

bushfire evacuees shrouded in thick haze

Supporting regional communities to respond to the increasing threat of climate-fuelled disasters has never been more vital.

alcohol delivered to door

The regulation of online alcohol sales worldwide does not meet the same standard as walk-in bottle shops.

a man stares at a gambling game on a screen in a dark room

How to inject more reality into gamblers’ overestimation of their chances of winning? One simple tool is feedback.

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